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] >> commissioner norton? >> i want to thank you for those words and i don't feel it's goodbye. we'll be seeing you all the time, maybe more than you want to see us. [ laughter ] thank you for your service. >> commissioner mendoza? >> thank you. so norman, eight years goes by quickly, but the moments that i know that went by slowly and you have always been diligent and present and committed to your values. and i think your integrity speaks volumes and i think you will bring it over to city hall and i'm looking forward to working with you at city hall as well. i was thinking a little bit when i think about you and some of the pieces that i will miss. i will miss your salsa dancing, which i was never invited to, but i heard that you are every time we did have an opportunity whether it was here or in other cities, you managed to find salsa, because that is part of who you are. i think a lot about our time at harvard and the work we did alongside commissioner wynns. i think about your daughters and i think that those of us who are parents on the school board, there is a sacrifice that comes along wi
that for closed session. >> thank you very much. >> any others, vice president norton? >> yes, page 14 1, k. it startsing on page 140, not 141. >> roll call. >> commissioner maufas. >> thank you, president yee. i wanted to announce and declare that i am an employee of oaks children center and i will refrain from any discussion and abstain on voting on items k4 and k26 and at that time i will leave the room. thank you. >> thank you. roll call vote -- another one? >> commissioner? >> i would like sever k5. >> >> superintendents proposal, none tonight. board members proposal, none tonight. j, request to speak regarding general matters. there are several speakers who will get two minutes each. before we get started with this section, again, when we are discussing general matters, we do not use any individual's names. thank you. [ reading speakers' names ] go ahead and press the button and state your name. >> my name is jay cossac and i'm counselor at george washington high school. and i have some comments. i am talking about the a-g requirements. and one of the goals of the school dis
to report? commissioner norton? >> i just want to recognize commissioner wynns, which we sort of do earlier in the meeting. it was her conference for csba. it was a great conference and learned a lot. at the january 8th meeting we're going to try to show the video shown at the delegate assembly, honoring commissioner wynns and we're endeavoring to get that from csba. you also gave a great speech and i don't know if you have the text, that you could share with board members because was a greater speech. thank you. >> any other reports? seeing none, item t. report of closed session actions. this is a closed session action of december 12th, 2012 the board of education approved by a vote of six ayes and one absent y yes, the program of one program administrator and one supervisor. in the matter of bs versus sfusd. [ laughter ] sorry. the board of education by a vote of 6 ayes and one absent, yee, who didn't deal with bs, [ laughter ] authorized the district to attempt to negotiate a settlement of specified term. board of education approved by a vote of six ayes and one absent yee a settlement
? >> aye. >> miss norton? >> yes. >> miss wynns? >> aye. >> president yee? >> aye. >> seven aye. item m discussion of other educational issues. none. item n, consent calendars resolutions. item o, vote on consent calendar moved and seconded under section f. roll call, please. >> thank you. miss ly? >> yes. >> miss fewer? >> yes. >> miss maufas? >> i am taking the roll call on the consent calendar. >> miss mendoza? >> yes, except for k4. >> you are voting what on k4? >> i abstain. >> miss mendoza? >> yes except on k3, 5 and 6 or actually 5 got pulled. on 3 and 6, because they are retroactive. >> thank you. dr. murase? >> yes, point of information, so the personnel item was receive sered severed, correct? >> yes. >> the first item is f9 severed correct? okay, f13. i think commissioner maufas, you severed that? >> i did. we received courtesy of uesf president. are we in the midst of litigation and should we be discussing this item at all? >> the particular facts surrounding this item is a procedural matter based upon a submission of a resignation and then how th
myself up at the raft out there. >> norton and the woman clung to the raft until help arrived. the woman is expected to recover. >>> just ahead, lending helping hand this holiday season. >> as we count down to christmas, it isn't just retail that's booming. the other bfs that is heating up this holiday season. >> more rain is heading our way, meteorologist leigh glaser is up next. >> mike: we have two local teams par fating in bowl games, stanford at the rose bowl, and san jose state at the military bowl. we'll have a preview of both later >> ama: a holiday tradition of giving continued today in san francisco. outside the st. anthony's foundation a tent was set up for curbside donation. there was also a donation of hand knitted scarfs and soks. >> san francisco's glide memorial church handed out almost 10,000 toys today. this year the giants partnered with glide. glide says the need for the toy giveaway is greater than ever this you're. >> with christmas nearly upon us friends and family are pouring into up to and if your house is not ready for company, you're not alone. the holidays are
in the sports edge.  . >>> d.c. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton is fighting for the district's respect, pushing for a provision to the 2013 defense authorization bill to require the armed forces to display d.c.'s flags and the flags of thive if territories whenever she said she never wants anyone in the military to feel singled out after serving. >>> the first black senator. governor haley named scott as the replacement. demint is stepping down to become the president of the conservative think thank -- think tank, the heritage foundation. >>> coming up on the news edge tonight. >> if you ever waited tables, you know how hard it s. i'm beth parker. coming up, the story of a gigantic tip just in time for the holidays. >> >> . >> and if the cold weather has you down, pretend it's summer time. the latest facebook trend called frosting. that is when people dress up in summer gear and that picture's re-creating their favorite summer activities. for some people, as you can see, it's probably tough. especially on the snow. n the s oh, my gosh. did you see that lady l
a woman. cell phone video captured officer ed norton taking the plunge to rescue the woman who was crying for help. officer put a life ring around the woman and they both swam some 50 feet to shore where another officer and three firefighters pulled her to safety. it's unclear how the woman was in the water in the first place. she was eventually treated for hypothermia and doctors there say she's expected to make a full recovery. >>> all right that's good news. >> very good news. >> yes. >> no snow here but not that far. >> that's right. yeah. we have another little disturbance on the way. and it could bring us some snow north of the mason dixon line and maybe even as far south as hagerstown on christmas eve into christmas day but not a factor in the forecast this weekend. it's just colder out there and it feels colder with the wind of course. taking a look with the michael & son weather camera. it's 40-degrees and the dew point is 19. a cold and dry atmosphere and that windchill, the winds out of the west northwest at 20 right now that's giving us a windchill in the low 20s so it doesn't
see there is a police officer, his name is edward norton. this was captured on a cell phone, jumping into a freezing ft. point channel in freezing four-point channel and torrential downpours there to rescue a woman who had fallen in. >> somebody had been giving life preservers, to help rescue, i was able to hold on to that while she was holding on to the life preserver, while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> good for you, officer, nobody was seriously hurt. and officer norton says it was all in a day's work. >>> worse apocalypse ever, or not. somebody has some serious explaining to do. brianna kei . >>> you may have noticed, we're all still here. the december 21st 2012 apocalypse now turned out to be apocalypse no, leave off the "w." now, when people argued about the significance of the so-called end of the mayan calendar, others waited for a giant event, like the magnetic fire ball, or for the poles to reverse, or for jersey shores to get another season. thank goodness, those things didn't happen. but how can that be? some people were so convinced the apocalyps
to be is in boston harbor. watch this. that man there is a police officer, edward norton, captured jump into a freezing fort point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman who had fallen in. >> one of the other officers had been given a life preservers prosecute someone else. it was given from the tea party museum. i was able to hold on to that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> no one was seriously hurt. officer norton says it was all in a day's work. a 16-year-old got a personal invitation for a dazzling white house christmas holiday. the invite was a reward from president obama. this kid started volunteering for obama when he was just 11 years old. the kid, that is. yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on today's incredibly low interest rates... right from your iphone or android smartphone. one more way qui
. that is the message this morning from d.c. congressman eleanor holmes norton. >> up next, details of what she is fighting for to make sure d.c. is recognized by the armed forces. but first, here is tucker barnes. >> a little leftover fog out there to start your day but the forecast looking brighter with more sunshine for you. i'll have details on the weather and julie wright has a look at your traffic too coming up in just a minute. >>> good morning to you. this is a live look outside right now. this is the airport, i believe. >> this is national. reagan, excuse me. i'm going old school. >> i think people get the idea. >> i know. like we don't say the bullets anymore like we know they really are. >> if you lived here long enough, you can do that. >> reagan national airport. foggy. last night, seriously, it was almost a little scary. >> ghoulish. >> it definitely was. i'm like what is going on. >> we had a warm front that got stuck across the area. that is kind of typical this time of year. >> kind of dangerous to drive in that. >> it was a little tricky. good news is the weather forecast will
for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> dramatic cell phone video. officer edward norton jumped into the frigid waters of boston harbor after a woman fell in. he pulled her to a nearby life rachlt she's okay. he's turned his back on holiday and is focusing on law enforcement. >> welcome back. the controversy surrounding "zero dark thirty" didn't affect the box offer opened the weekend. the film opened in just five theaters and took in more than $400,000. >> new year's eve implies that torture helped find osama bin larden. >> reporter: the film "zero dark thirty" is a hit with audience and critics but the oscar front-runner does not have many fans at the cia. it's so offensive that director mike morell sent a letter to the agency's employees last friday telling them it's a dramatization, not a reality of the facts. the film creates the strong impression that enhanced interrogation teaching them. that impression is false. the film about osama bin laden has reignited debate over what the cia called enhanced interrogation was really torture. >> the
norton is attacking this new k2 is a very serious drug problem duriin the nation's capital. recentry she walked across the street to a store near a high school, walked in, intoek to the business owner and then talked to the manager and got him to promise selling synthetic marijuana, k2. she extracted a promise from him to stop selling it and throw away the supply in his store. >> lucky he didn't go to jail. it's a federal offense. >> this was confusing to me. the fact this was going on -- i cannot how congresswoman eleanor holmes norton, maybe she was tipped off by people in the community -- >> two of her staff people went in and purchased this. >> i can wanted all of that. but how could this guy be operating? >> because most people probably -- i bet you today -- this is the first time most adults have heard about this k2 synthetic marijuana, scooby snack they call it. i say, thank you eleanor holmes norton for her having the courage to walk in there and say, stop it. he's now been told, next time you go to jail or federal pen. >> she took direction action, held a news conference, got th
and the gentlewoman from the district of columbia, ms. norton, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from utah. mr. chaffetz: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. chaffetz: i ask that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: weather. mr. chaffetz: we're about to come up on a very important date regarding world war i this bill sponsored by the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, h.r. 6364 is a very worthy undertaking that the congress i believe should enact. so in the spirit of that, i'd like to actually recognize and yield time, such time as he may consume to the gentleman from texas, mr. poe. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. poe: appreciate the gentleman from utah yielding time. madam speaker, frank buckles was the epitome of an american hero and a man who would do anything for this great united states of america. this is a photograph of him recently taken after he
commissioners, i know with vice president rachel norton, sandy -- stepped with us on the steps today for the cities to step up and support the most vulnerable high school students that are in danger of not graduating, i think about 1900 students as the chronicle stmed two days ago. but i am sensitive to supervisor campos' comments about the potential threats to the rainy day fund and imhoping with the week's continuance that we try to work on this issue. i know -- lee, one of the -- and sf usd has developed an action plan to make sure students have potential to meet a through g, csu requirements that we support as many people as we can with not only after school programs but on line and other types of supplemental support so that we maximize our support so we make sure students don't fall through the cracks and they could earn their diplomas for high school. i agree with supervisor olague that this is a issue about equity. it's about supporting not only african-american and latino high learner high school students as well and i think it's an important effort that we make a statement
on video. amanda grace from hdh has the story. >> reporter: cell phone video captures edward norton taking the plunge. he jumped into the frigid ft. point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman who had fallen into the water. >> she was in there falling for help and i can swim. >> he didn't hesitate. he ran down the steps, took off his belt and jumped in the water and swam over to get her. >> reporter: officer norton says the woman was drowning, and he didn't think twice about diving in. >> one of the other officers had been given a life-preserver from someone else. i think it came from the tea party museum. so that actually helped a lot. i was able to hold on to her with -- hold on to that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> with the life preserver around her, they swam to this floating device right here and just held on until the fire department came, and then the divers jumped in the water after them. >> reporter: by standers watched as the boat picked up officer norton, the woman and the two firefighters, all four
in this cell phone video. officer edward norton jumping into freezing waters after he spotted a woman who had somehow fallen in. as you look at this, bear in mind, the officer was weighed down the whole time by his bulletproof vest. >> she kept saying stuff like, you know, i can't hold on, i can't hold on. >> she did hold on and they got out of there safely. there is an interesting postscript for the officer. after getting out of the cold water, he got into some hot water with his wife. he lost his wedding ring during the rescue. >>> now, to a moment that one family is calling the best christmas present ever. it happened at the airport in phoenix, arizona, and it's our video of the day. you are looking at a family reuniting with their dog, kane, who had been missing for nine months. they had pretty much given up hope, but then, out of nowhere, they got a call this weekend that kane was found walking along a road in oregon, more than 1,000 miles from his home. he was identified by a microchip that had been implanted and set back home. >>> and finally, our number, as we track santa's your gee a
phone. i remember where i was in hollywood on norton when my publicist and friend, heidi, told me that my first book had crossed a selling platform of 50,000 books. you have to understand. the truth is, i never thought about it from a financial standpoint. i never thought that it would be sold. i didn't really ever put the commerce behind it. for me, it was art. for me, it was just an expression. tavis: has money ever mattered to you? >> well, of course, of course. tavis: i'm serious. so as you've gotten more chronologically gifted 'cause you still look nice... >> i'm so regretting my outfit. i'm so sorry. [laughter] tavis: as you've gotten older -- >> because you're looking in my eyes and the last time i was here, you were doing a lot of this. i kept going like this, "tavis, what's going on?" tavis: yeah, yeah, okay. if money used to matter, as you've gotten older, what's taking its place? what does matter more now than commerce? >> truth. tavis: i like that. i'll high five you on that. >> high five me, baby. see? high fives. tavis: i like that, i like that. >> i'm making a movie
at maryland live casino rob norton. thank you for joining us. exciting day for you guys. >> yes, good morning, very exciting! tell us what will be happening. 8:00 this morningment that will be it. the doors will never be looked again huh? >> that will be unlocking the doors for the last time which is kind of a fun thing to say. we get to go 24 hours and be able to take the excitement and fun all night long now. >> reporter: with the november referendum voters approved table games. can you give us a timeline and how soon? >> you'll actually start seeing changes on the floor in the early january. as we reshift and adjust the entire casino to make videotape for the table games. we hope to open in early spring. >> reporter: okay and what kind of games are retalking about and how many? >> we'll have over 100 of your typical vegas style games, 12. but also have poker games. you'll look at everything from blackjack to craps to roulette. so on and so forth. and then later, later on a little bit later on we'll have a -- you know world class poker room that will be opening up with about 35 to 40 games.
yield back. >> the gentleman yields back. mrs. norton? >> this is a question for mr. alves. in your inspector general's report, there is a troubling section on human capital management. you have found, i am quoting you now, only limited progress in implementing your recommendations. the most troubling part -- sentence says, in addition amtrak was increasingly at risk of encountering skilled shortages, as highly experienced, longtime employees retire. first i want to know where the gaps are, when you're talking about safety and risk. and then i have to ask mr. boardman, what is so difficult about creating training programs for employees that are already at amtrak, perhaps, so that people who are already trained can train to the next level and replace those who are retiring? i need to know more about the skill shortage risk, how serious it is. as people experience -- as there is some downsizing, from congress for example, you may find more people retiring. can i have a response on that? >> what we found was that amtrak human capital management was very focused on transaction-type thin
boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think twice. >> i feel like i did what i would expect someone else to do for one of my loved ones. >> reporter: the frantic woman was desperately clinging to a raft. she said she fell into the water during a torrential downpour. [ sirens blaring ] with a little help from a life preserver thrown to him from shore, he was able to keep her calm and above water until firefighters arrived. >> she kept saying, i can't hold on, i said, hold on, hold on, hold on. >> reporter: everyone made it out of the water safely. there was one casualty. officer norton said his wedding ring slipped off when he jumped in. he roe or not, his wife has marching orders for him. >> um -- make sure you get a new one. >> that wouldn't seem like anything good for most men. but for the females, we would love to get one, like half a karat, right? >>> now to a town in need of christmas cheer. and getting it from around the country. newtown, connecticut, is facing an ex
in. officer edward norton said he didn't think twice before he jumped over the railing and saving her life. >> say what? that cop was a hero today. didn't even think twice about it. >> that is our job to show up when people call for help. if we don't help, no one is going to. everybody officer smart ton and the people were treated for hypothermia >>> calvin johnson has broken jerry rice's record for receiving yard. after last night's game against atlanta. he has 1,092 yards on the season with one game left to go. rice's record was 1080 yards. this is the seventh straight loss. they earn the number 1 seed in the playoffs >>> san francisco 49ers are looking to clinch the title tonight. they are coming off a big win overthe patriots. seahawks haven't lost. with the win the 49ers will get the win. seattle needs a win to clinch a wild card berth. >> the oakland raiders are facing the panthers. they finally broke a six game losing streak. they are 5-9 and have won three of the last four games. >>> "mornings on 2" end early to bring you fox nfl pregame show. then he we have a football double
to save a drowning woman. cell phone video captured officer edward norton taking the plunge in torrential rain after a woman fell into the four point channel. norton is being praised for his quick action. he said it's all in a day's work. >> it's christmas in great britain and the royals are celebrating with traditions old and new. we have the latest from london. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica from a blustery london today. as the queen prepares for yet another holiday season, britons are looking back on a truly remarkable year. queen elizabeth may believe in a traditional christmas, but her promotional video of this year's christmas speech looks more like a movie trailer. in a year na marked diamond jubilee celebrations for her 60 years on the throne and her virtual parachuting into london's olympic games. >> they gave the rest of us an opportity to share something of the excitement and drama. >> reporter: in a technological first the speech is viewable in 3d when it airs tomorrow. still, there will be few surprises the at the windsor's estate where the royal family c
that this was al qaeda affiliated, suspected, even on day one. but let me ask but senator eleanor holmes-norton. she said, we do not intend to stabbed by when susan rice who, had nothing to do with the benghazi attack or its aftermath is the scapegoat. she is not clamoring for her own party, for the administration to tell us, what did you know? when did you know? and why are you dragging your feet on it? she's missing the point. do you agree? >> she's missing the point. she is playing politics. she knows she has cover because the mainstream media is going right along with her and the suggestion that obama and his closest people in the white house did nothing wrong in benghazi. obviously, they did. four brave and innocent americans were killed in this attack. and still, the american people are left with so many questions. and spokespersons for this incident this, tragedy, are wanting to play politics instead of being straight with the people. >> yes. and the press secretary, jay carney, is i think likewise, subject to legitimate criticism. i assume that he has access to information and for many
-qaeda suspected even on day one. let me ask you about representative eleanor holmes norton she says: >> she is not clamoring for her own party for the administration to come and tell us what did you know? when did you know it? why are you dragging your feet about it? she is missing the point, do you agree? >> she is missing the point and playing politics. she knows she has cover because of mainstream media is going along with her and that suggestion that obama and his closest people in the white house did nothing wrong in benghazi. obviously, they did. four brave and innocent americans were killed in this attack. still, the american people are left with so many questions. spokesperson for this incident this tragedy are wanting to play politics instead of being straight with the people. >> press secretary jay carney is likewise, subject to legitimate criticism. i assume he has access to information. for many days maybe not 73 days but that i done everything they could not to get the facts out. just get the facts out. quit trying to hide them that's -- i don't understand why everyone get give
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